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Terri's Little Haven Blog · Nov 27, 2012
SVN was started by a few visionary “dough nuts” (rich hippies), who wanted to use their wealth to make revolutionary stuff happen. It has attracted a mix of successful social entrepreneurs over the years including Ben and Jerry and Virgin’s … Continue ReadingHuffington Post · Nov 26, 2012
Tom Szaky collects the most disgusting things. Yucky yogurt containers. Sticky candy wrappers. Old flip-flops. Now, he and his Trenton company, TerraCycle, are onto a new one: cigarette butts, the most common litter items on the planet. (And much, much … Continue ReadingPhiladelphia Inquirer · Nov 26, 2012
Separate your recycling: glass with glass, and cigarette butts with cigarette butts. The little smoked ends of filters that clutter street corners and beaches will be “upcycled” into pellets by Terracycle, according to SF Weekly. The company specializes in hard-to-recycle … Continue ReadingNBC Bay Area · Nov 23, 2012
Forget about second-hand smoke; one company wants your second-hand cigarette butts. A new company has developed a method to get cigarette butts off San Francisco beaches and out of landfills by “upcycling” them into pellets, which will then be used … Continue ReadingSFWeekly.com · Nov 23, 2012
We all want to be greener. The three R’s have become ingrained in our minds since we were little kids. I know I try to recycle and reuse what I can, when I can, but I fall short. Sometimes, I … Continue ReadingJust Becki Blog · Nov 22, 2012
Earlier this fall—well before Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the New Jersey coast and changed the conversation about climate disruption and its consequences—the Sierra Club’s New Jersey Chapter and recycling pioneer TerraCycle teamed up to do a beach cleanup in … Continue ReadingSierra Club Blog · Nov 20, 2012
They account for 38 percent of all roadside litter by count, according to one study, and they’re the most commonly picked up item during an annual coastal cleanup. Cigarette butts are truly nasty piece of trash, but a new program … Continue ReadingResource-Recycling.com · Nov 20, 2012
UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. Robinson, a Helping Hands student … Continue ReadingRoyalPurpleNews.com · Nov 20, 2012
Oenophile parents will adore this corkboard made from actual recycled wine corks. It provides the perfect place to pin a shopping list or a photo of their favorite child – you!Inhabitat.com · Nov 20, 2012